whaleback

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whale·back

 (wāl′băk′, hwāl′-)
n.
A steamship with the bow and upper deck rounded so as to shed water.
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whaleback

(ˈweɪlˌbæk)
n
1. something shaped like the back of a whale
2. (Nautical Terms) a steamboat having a curved upper deck
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whale•back

(ˈʰweɪlˌbæk, ˈweɪl-)

n.
something shaped like the back of a whale, as a rounded hill or an ocean wave.
[1885–90]
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